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Updated August 16, 2018

“To Bee or Not to Bee” floral show, through Sept. 9, The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. With proof of residency, Milwaukee County residents receive free admission Monday mornings - excluding the celebration of major holidays. 414-257-5600 or

Irish Fest, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today, 4 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. Irish food and drinks, theater presentations, dancers, sporting events, unique Celtic crafts and gifts, and more.

MAM After Dark, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Art, music, food and activities. Free for members; $35 membership.

Milwaukee Ceramics and Fired Arts Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $7; free for 12 and younger.

Bluegrass in the Park, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Pulaski Park, 5400 S. Swift Ave., Cudahy. Food, live music, raffles and more.

Dog Days at Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Free for members or with admission., 414-446-8794.

Sixth Annual IndiaFest, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Smell the spices, listen to the music, learn about the culture through activities and exhibitions.

MKE Fest: Festival for the Arts, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Live art, art exhibits, food and beverages.

Milwaukee Venetian Boat Parade, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, McKinley Marina, 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Decorated boats will slowly parade through mcKinley Marina, the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center and Veterans Park. Food and drink concessions, music and the judging stand will be at the Sailing Center.

Hip-Hop Week MKE, Monday through Aug. 26, various Milwaukee venues. Events range from music at The Rave, bars and the Riverside Theater to the film “RZA: Live from the 36th Chamber” on Aug. 25 at the Oriental Theatre on the East Side. For full lineup, visit

Benefit for the family of Milwaukee police officer Michael Michalski, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 23, Steny’s Tavern & Grill, 800 S. Second St., Milwaukee. Bidding for silent auction ends at 8 p.m. Michalski was shot and killed in the line of duty last month.

Grill-Side on the East End, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Milwaukee chefs fire up the grills for lakeside meal. Music by Jon Rouse. Complimentary wine or beer tasting inside.

63rd annual St. Sava Serbian Days, Aug. 24 to Aug. 26, 3201 S. 51st St., Milwaukee. Eat sarma and other Serbian food while listening and dancing to Serbian and American music.

Mexican Fiesta, noon to midnight Aug. 24 through Aug. 26, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. Hispanic food, music, education and culture.

Waukesha Community Picnic: Fight Against Opioids, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25, Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Speakers include Mayor Shawn Reilly, Police Chief Russel Jack, Fire Chief Steven Howard and County Supervisor Christine Howard. Community service information booths, free food, games, bounce house, music, raffles and dunk tank. Event to help raise funds for ED2 recovery program that starts when therapists are called in to the emergency room for suspected opioid users.

Taste of Islands, 2 p.m. Aug. 25, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Free. Closing celebration for Live at Peck Pavilion summer series with music, food and culture of the Caribbean. International artists Adonis Puentes and the Voice of Cuba Orchestras as well as local favorites De La Buean. Kids activities, art vendors and more.

10th annual Wine & Vine Etc., 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, celebrating the grape arbor built in 1912 at the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, 3221 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis. Wines, craft beers, coffee, tea, and food from many area restaurants and vendors. Advance tickets are $60 or $40 for nonalcoholic tickets for adults and under 21.

Third annual Milwaukee Fringe Festival, Aug. 25 and Aug. 26, downtown Milwaukee. Main locations at Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Todd Wehr Theater and surrounding venues. More than 25 live acts from theater, music, dance and visual art, including roving artists, from the greater Milwaukee area and throughout the United States. For schedule, ticketsvisit

Birding with poet Chuck Stebelton and friends, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Aug. 26, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Bring appropriate footwear and binoculars, if you have them. Free for members or with admission., 414-446-8794.

Fond du Lac Coin Club annual Convention and Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26, Holiday Inn, 625 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac. About 70 tables with dealers from throughout the Midwest will buy, trade or sell U.S. or world coins, gold, silver, paper money and tokens. The public can bring in coins for sale or appraisal. Sign up for free door prizes.

Harley Freedom Ride - Convoy Landing and Motorcycle Swap Meet, noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 26, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Bobby Friss Band starts at 3:30 p.m.



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